Improving posture can have many benefits including decreased strain and pain on the joints and surrounding musculature, enhanced muscle coordination and activation, improved performance and more. Help your clients improve their overall health and function with corrective exercises. Strengthen the scapular stabilizers, thoracic extensors, deep core and hips. Improve mobility in the thoracic spine, chest and shoulders. Most importantly, work on techniques to improve posture.
Sarah Zahab, BSc, R.Kin, CSEP-CEP, is the co-founder of Continuum Fitness & Movement Performance in Ottawa. She is a registered Kinesiologist with an Honors Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics from the University of Ottawa, with a minor in Biology. She is a registered Kinesiologist with the College of Kinesiologists of Ontario (CKO), is a certified Exercise Physiologist with the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology (CSEP), is certified in Group Fitness with Can-Fit-Pro, and is certified in NeuroKinetic Therapy ®. Sarah has been working full time in the fitness industry for 21 years and has an extensive background in dance.
In addition to her education and expertise, Sarah is a former international fitness competitor and represented Canada during the Ms. Fitness World competition four times. She presents at fitness conferences across North America. Sarah is a nationally ranked race walker and is the 2012 and 2014 Ontario Provincial Race Walking Champion for the 5000 m, and was the Canadian Indoor National Champion in 2016 for the 3000 m race. In light of her knowledge and experience, Sarah developed and created the Prenatal and Postnatal Strength Workout DVDs, available online. When she is not training and helping clients reach their fitness goals, Sarah adores spending time with her husband and two daughters.